President Akufo-Addo will officially open the World Tourism Forum, the first to be held in Africa, at the Kempinski Hotel, Gold Coast City in Accra this morning.
Tourism Ministers from ten African countries are expected at the forum, along with other influential personalities such as former President John Agyekum Kufuor, Jack Straw, former UK Home Secretary and Foreign Secretary under Prime Minister Tony Blair and BulutBag, president of the Executive Board of the World Tourism Forum.
President Akufo-Addo has assured residents in the East Gonja District of the Northern Region that the Salaga Water Plant will be incorporated into urban water supply system.
Salaga has been part of the community based water supply system for a very long time, but the population has increased beyond 5,000 customers.
There is no doubt that the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), adopted by the 193 nations in 2015, is a major step towards addressing poverty, inequality, and climate change over the next 15 years. As the global community including Ghana work towards implementing these goals, it is very significant to invest in pragmatic solutions that have the greatest potentials in tackling the root causes of poverty, inequality, climate change, economically inclusive, cross-cutting impacts.
The mayor of Tamale, Honorable Iddrisu Musah Superior on Monday evening stormed some forests reserves in the metropolis to arrest and evict people who are using the forest as a place of abode or engaged in illegal activities in the forests.
The mayor who went with a team of military, police, CID and Journalists was to arrest and proxicute adults who uses the forests in doing all forms of illegalilties in the metropolis.
UK based Ghanaian musician, Fuse ODG and the ‘Rap doctor’, Okyeame Kwame, have been announced as ambassadors to promote the consumption of cocoa by the Ghana Tourism Authority.
While Fuse ODG would be promoting cocoa use among Ghanaians living abroad, Okyeame Kwame would be doing same among his compatriots locally.
Five of the six bodies that got missing on Friday, October 6, 2017 as a result of the over flooding of River Offin at Amadaa in the Atwima Mponua District of Ashanti Region have been recovered.
Four were found yesterday while the first one was found late Saturday evening.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has assured the chiefs and people of the Upper East Region of the government’s commitment to revamping the defunct tomato and meat factories in the area.
The President gave the assurance when the Upper East Regional Minister, Mr Rockson Ayine Bukari, and the Vice-President of the Upper East Regional House of Chiefs, Naba Baba Salifu Lemyaarum, jointly made the appeal to him during his two-day visit to the region to thank the people for endorsing him as the President of Ghana.
The nation’s leading mortgage provider, Ghana Home Loans has pledged to play a leading role in pioneering the implementation of EDGE certification in the local construction industry.
The mortgage specialist intends to use its strong relationships with real estate developers to encourage the use of environmentally friendly methods in the process of home building.
This intention has been captured in a partnership agreement between Ghana Home Loans and IFC signed on 4th October 2017, at a short ceremony held at the IFC office in Accra.
Heavy rains in Accra on Friday morning caused flooding on the Shiashe, Legon-Madina stretch of road.
Motorists who used the route were highly inconvenienced as vehicles were seen stuck in the floods.
Early morning rains have rendered many roads in Accra and Kumasi unmotorable.
Reports coming in from several parts of the country indicate many intersections in the major cities have been flooded and motorists are finding it difficult to use them.